Part of speech: noun

A stunted animal; dwarf.

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Usage examples "runt":

  1. " I'm only a runt, after all," he said, angrily, to himself. - "The Boy Scouts Book of Stories", Various.
  2. Then I looked at some more documents and, like I was talking unconsciously to myself, I muttered, though distinctly: " Now that there bunch of runt mules- they'll have to go; but, of course, not for any mere song." - "Ma Pettengill", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. The Runt was listening, his eyes strained toward the stairs. - "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale", Frank L. Packard.